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Sydney Vernier and David Lee | How Young People Can Play a Bigger Role in Recycling
Episode 17th June 2022 • Sustainably Circular • Andy Straisfeld
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In this episode of the Sustainably Circular podcast, Andy Straisfeld talks to Sydney Vernier and David Lee. Both are high school students as well as enthusiastic environmentalists who are on the front line of reducing the impact PPEs and facemasks are having on the environment. 

Andy also makes mentions the CBC News Radio national segment on box recycling and how you can take part in our survey about 'paying for recycling.'

You'll learn about Sydney and David's progress in promoting their mask recycling program in their local communities and across schools in the USA.

You'll discover what the bigger challenge is: People just don't want to recycle, or they simply don't know how to?

You'll learn how Sydney and David navigate the obstacles they've faced along the way.

You'll discover why there's still reason to optimistic about the future of recycling and climate change. It's not all doom and gloom.

You don't want to miss this!

What You'll Learn in this Show:

  • What motivated Sydney and David to start a social enterprise for recycling masks.
  • Ways the young generation can have a more significant impact when it comes to recycling and environmental conservation
  • Some of the main factors that inhibit people's willingness to recycle and how to overcome these limitations. 
  • Is raising social awareness on climate change really enough?
  • And so much more…


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